Birgit Nilsson: Rarities

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  • Release Date: 10/30/2007
  • Label: Gala
  • UPC: 675754002985
  • Catalog Number: 624

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Ein Schönes war, hieß Theseus-Ariadne - Richard Strauss & Carl-Axel Hallgren (6:40)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Sandberg
    Performed byCarl-Axel Hallgren, Folke Jonsson, Birgit Nilsson, Herbert Sandberg, Hjordis Schymberg, Elisabeth Söderström, Kungliga Teaterns Hovkapellet, Kungliga Teaterns Kör, Ingegard Norlin, Florence Widgren, Hans Wihlborg
  2. 2 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Lieben, Hassen, Hoffen, Zagen - Richard Strauss & Carl-Axel Hallgren (2:06)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Sandberg
    Performed byCarl-Axel Hallgren, Herbert Sandberg, Hjordis Schymberg, Kungliga Teaterns Hovkapellet, Kungliga Teaterns Kör
  3. 3 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Es gibt ein Reich, wo alles rein ist - Richard Strauss & Birgit Nilsson (5:49)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Sandberg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson, Herbert Sandberg, Kungliga Teaterns Hovkapellet, Kungliga Teaterns Kör
  4. 4 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Ein schönes Wunder! - Richard Strauss & Herbert Sandberg (3:57)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Sandberg
    Performed byHerbert Sandberg, Elisabeth Söderström, Kungliga Teaterns Hovkapellet, Kungliga Teaterns Kör, Ingegard Norlin, Florence Widgren
  5. 5 Ariadne auf Naxos, opera, Op. 60-II (TrV 228a) (revised version): Circe, Circe, kannst du mich hören? / Du schönes W - Richard Strauss & Birgit Nilsson (19:49)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byHerbert Sandberg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson, Herbert Sandberg, Hjordis Schymberg, Set Svanholm, Elisabeth Söderström, Kungliga Teaterns Hovkapellet, Kungliga Teaterns Kör, Ingegard Norlin, Florence Widgren
  6. 6 Die Götterdämmerung (Twilight of the Gods), opera, WWV 86d: Prologue. Zu neuen Taten, teurer Helde - Richard Wagner & Chicago Symphony Orchestra (13:46)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byFerdinand Leitner
    Performed byChicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Ferdinand Leitner, Birgit Nilsson, Jean Cox
  7. 7 Alessandro nelle' Indie: Se il ciel mi divide - Niccolò Piccinni & Birgit Nilsson (5:10)
    Composed byNiccolò Piccinni
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  8. 8 Dem Unendlichen ("Wie erhebt sich das Herz"), song for voice & piano, D. 291 - Franz Schubert & Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock (4:27)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  9. 9 Die junge Nonne ("Wie braust durch die Wipfel"), song for voice & piano, D. 828 (Op. 43/1) - Franz Schubert & Jakob Nikolaus Craigher de Jachelutta (5:00)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  10. 10 Auflösung ("Verbirg dich, Sonne"), song for voice & piano, D. 807 - Franz Schubert & Johann Mayrhofer (2:38)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  11. 11 Seligkeit ("Freuden sonder Zahl"), song for voice & piano ("Minnelied"), D. 433 - Franz Schubert & Ludwig Heinrich Christoph Hölty (2:14)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  12. 12 Tosca, opera: Act 2. Vissi d'arte - Giacomo Puccini & Birgit Nilsson (3:02)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  13. 13 Wiegenlied ("Träume, träume, du mein süsses Leben"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 41/1 (TrV 195/1) - Richard Strauss & Richard Dehmel (4:28)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
Disc 2
  1. 1 Kornblumen ("Kornblumen nenn' ich die Gestalten"), song for voice & piano, Op. 22/1 (TrV 153/1) - Richard Strauss & Felix Dahn (1:57)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  2. 2 Freundliche Vision ("Nicht im Schlafe hab' ich das geträumt"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 48/1 (TrV 202/1) - Richard Strauss & Otto Julius Bierbaum (2:33)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  3. 3 Zueignung ("Ja, du weisst es, teur Seele"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 10/1 (TrV 141/1) - Richard Strauss & Hermann von Gilm (1:49)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  4. 4 Autumn Evening (Höstkväll), for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 38/1 - Jean Sibelius & Birgit Nilsson (4:38)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  5. 5 Sigh, sedges, sigh (Säv, säv, susa), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/4 - Jean Sibelius & Gustaf Froding (2:25)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  6. 6 Strophic Songs (7), for voice & piano, FS 42 (Op. 21): No. 2 Den forste laerke, - Carl Nielsen & Jeppe Åkjaer (2:00)
    Composed byCarl Nielsen
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  7. 7 Aebleblomst (Apple Blossom), song for voice & piano (Holstein Songs), FS 18/1 (Op. 10/1) - Carl Nielsen & Ludvig Holstein (0:53)
    Composed byCarl Nielsen
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  8. 8 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Act 2. Dich, teure Halle - Richard Wagner & Birgit Nilsson (3:16)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  9. 9 Gebet ("Herr! schicke was du willt"), song for voice & piano (Möricke Lieder) - Hugo Wolf & Eduard Mörike (2:42)
    Composed byHugo Wolf
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  10. 10 Begegnung ("Was doch heut Nacht ein Sturm"), song for voice & piano (Mörike Lieder) - Hugo Wolf & Eduard Mörike (1:22)
    Composed byHugo Wolf
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  11. 11 Anakreons Grab ("Wo die Rose hier blüht"), song for voice & piano (Goethe Lieder) - Hugo Wolf & Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (3:18)
    Composed byHugo Wolf
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  12. 12 Mignon I ("Heiß mich nicht reden"), song for voice & piano (Goethe Lieder) - Hugo Wolf & Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (6:58)
    Composed byHugo Wolf
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  13. 13 Allerseelen ("Stell' auf den Tisch die duftenden Reseden"), song for voice & piano, Op. 10/8 (TrV 141/8) - Richard Strauss & Hermann von Gilm (3:20)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  14. 14 Wiegenlied ("Träume, träume, du mein süsses Leben"), song for voice & piano (or orchestra), Op. 41/1 (TrV 195/1) - Richard Strauss & Richard Dehmel (4:40)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  15. 15 Du meines Herzens Krönelein, song for voice & piano, Op. 21/2 (TrV 160/2) - Richard Strauss & Felix Dahn (2:09)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  16. 16 Ständchen ("Mach' auf, mach' auf, doch leise, mein Kind"), song for voice & piano, Op. 17/2 (TrV 149/2) - Richard Strauss & Birgit Nilsson (2:22)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  17. 17 Og jeg vil ha mig en hjertenskjær (Midsummer Eve), song for voice & piano, Op. 60/5 - Edvard Grieg & Birgit Nilsson (1:41)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  18. 18 Med en Primula veris (The First Primrose), song for voice & piano, Op. 26/4 - Edvard Grieg & Birgit Nilsson (1:47)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  19. 19 Det første møte (The First Meeting), song for voice & piano, Op. 21/1 - Edvard Grieg & Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (3:39)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  20. 20 Killingdans (Kidlings' Dance), song for voice & piano (Haugtussa No. 6), Op. 67/6 - Edvard Grieg & Arne Garborg (1:49)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  21. 21 Aspaker's Polka, for voice & piano - Wilhelm Peterson-Berger & Birgit Nilsson (1:42)
    Composed byWilhelm Peterson-Berger
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  22. 22 Tjugo år, Op. 162/5 - Erkki Melartin & Birgit Nilsson (2:13)
    Composed byErkki Melartin
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  23. 23 Gib mir dein Herze, song for high voice, Op. 73/1 - Erkki Melartin & Birgit Nilsson (2:36)
    Composed byErkki Melartin
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  24. 24 Jeg giver mit Digt till Vaaren, for voice & piano - Emil Sjögren & Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (1:43)
    Composed byEmil Sjögren
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  25. 25 La Wally, opera (dramma musicale) in 4 acts: Act 1. Ebben... ne andró lontano - Alfredo Catalani & Birgit Nilsson (3:19)
    Composed byAlfredo Catalani
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  26. 26 Work(s): I remember when I was - Birgit Nilsson & Swedish Traditional (2:04)
    Composed bySwedish Traditional
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  27. 27 Im Prater blüh'n wieder die Bäume - Birgit Nilsson & Austrian Traditional (2:43)
    Composed byAustrian Traditional
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  28. 28 La folletta - Birgit Nilsson & Salvatore Marchesi (1:34)
    Composed bySalvatore Marchesi
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  29. 29 Wien, du Stadt meiner Träume ("Wien, Wien, nur du allein") - Rudolf Sieczynski & Birgit Nilsson (3:09)
    Composed byRudolf Sieczynski
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
Disc 3
  1. 1 Wesendonk Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91: 1. Der Engel - Richard Wagner & Sergiu Celibidache (3:23)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted bySergiu Celibidache
    Performed bySergiu Celibidache, Birgit Nilsson
  2. 2 Wesendonk Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91: 4. Schmerzen - Richard Wagner & Sergiu Celibidache (2:35)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted bySergiu Celibidache
    Performed bySergiu Celibidache, Birgit Nilsson
  3. 3 Wesendonk Lieder, songs (5) for voice & piano (or orchestra), WWV 91: 5. Träume - Richard Wagner & Sergiu Celibidache (6:13)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted bySergiu Celibidache
    Performed bySergiu Celibidache, Birgit Nilsson
  4. 4 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act 1. Prelude - Richard Wagner & Sergiu Celibidache (11:17)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted bySergiu Celibidache
    Performed bySergiu Celibidache, Birgit Nilsson
  5. 5 Tristan und Isolde, opera, WWV 90: Act 3. Scene 3. Isoldes Liebestod. Mild und leise - Richard Wagner & Sergiu Celibidache (7:16)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted bySergiu Celibidache
    Performed bySergiu Celibidache, Birgit Nilsson
  6. 6 Ah! perfido! . . . Per pieta, non dirmi addio, scena and aria for soprano & orchestra, Op. 65 - Ludwig van Beethoven & Birgit Nilsson (12:24)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byRoberto Kinsky
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson, Roberto Kinsky, Colon Theater Orchestra
  7. 7 La forza del destino, opera: Act 4. Melodia. Pace, pace mio dio! - Giuseppe Verdi & Birgit Nilsson (5:41)
    Composed byGiuseppe Verdi
    Conducted byRoberto Kinsky
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson, Roberto Kinsky, Colon Theater Orchestra
  8. 8 Turandot, opera: Act 2. Scene 2. In questa Reggia - Giacomo Puccini & Birgit Nilsson (5:38)
    Composed byGiacomo Puccini
    Conducted byRoberto Kinsky
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson, Roberto Kinsky, Colon Theater Orchestra
  9. 9 Sigh, sedges, sigh (Säv, säv, susa), song for voice & piano, Op. 36/4 - Jean Sibelius & Gustaf Froding (2:50)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  10. 10 En Svane (A Swan), song for voice & piano, Op. 25/2 - Edvard Grieg & Henrik Ibsen (3:05)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  11. 11 Ein Traum (A Dream), song for voice & piano, Op. 48/6 - Edvard Grieg & Ferdinand Leitner (3:11)
    Composed byEdvard Grieg
    Performed byBirgit Nilsson
  12. 12 Encore Announced by Birgit Nilsson - Birgit Nilsson & Spoken Word (2:35)
    Composed bySpoken Word
  13. 13 Encore Announced by Birgit Nilsson - Birgit Nilsson & Spoken Word (1:45)
    Composed bySpoken Word
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